Sunday, October 6, 2013
"Donation caps hurt democracy": Shaun McCutcheon has this essay at Politico.com.
Posted at 10:24 PM by Howard Bashman
"U.S. Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan speaks about diversity; Says Supreme Court amicable despite legal differences": This article appeared yesterday in The Tuscaloosa News.
Posted at 09:32 PM by Howard Bashman
"Richard Posner Reflects 'On Judging": Yesterday's broadcast of NPR's "Weekend Edition Saturday" contained this audio segment.
"In Conversation: Antonin Scalia; On the eve of a new Supreme Court session, the firebrand justice discusses gay rights and media echo chambers, Seinfeld and the Devil, and how much he cares about his intellectual legacy ('I don't')." This interview will appear in the October 14, 2013 issue of New York magazine.
Posted at 09:06 PM by Howard Bashman
"'In the Balance,' by Mark Tushnet: The four most recent appointees to the Supreme Court have made it clear that they will follow their own jurisprudential paths." In Monday's edition of The Wall Street Journal, Adam J. White will have this review of law professor Mark Tushnet's new book, "In the Balance: Law and Politics on the Roberts Court."
"Passaic County native sworn in as U.S. appeals judge": This article appeared yesterday in The Record of Hackensack, New Jersey.
Posted at 07:35 PM by Howard Bashman
"Stanford Ponzi Scheme Opens Supreme Court Term; Dispute Over Whether Law and Insurance Firms Can Be Sued Is Among Spate of Business Cases on Docket": Brent Kendall will have this article Monday in The Wall Street Journal. You can freely access the full text of the article via Google News.
Warren Richey of The Christian Science Monitor has an article headlined "Supreme Court: Campaign finance and public prayer top new term agenda; The Supreme Court begins its new term Monday despite the government shutdown; Top cases in the coming months also will address presidential recess appointments and affirmative action."
Pete Williams of NBC News reports that "Supreme Court returns to hot-button issues in 'year of the sequel.'"
And Bill Mears of CNN.com reports that "Church and state, executive power on Supreme Court docket."
"Pivotal campaign finance case on U.S. high court docket": Lawrence Hurley and Gabriel Debenedetti of Reuters have this report.
Posted at 07:25 PM by Howard Bashman
"In divided D.C. for Red Mass, Dallas bishop Kevin Farrell urges respect amid differences": Michael Lindenberger of The Dallas Morning News has this blog post.
Posted at 07:22 PM by Howard Bashman
"Supreme Court term begins with contentious topics": Mark Sherman of The Associated Press has this report.
Posted at 04:40 PM by Howard Bashman
"A Plea for Civility at Annual Red Mass in D.C." Tony Mauro has this post today at "The BLT: The Blog of Legal Times."
Posted at 03:32 PM by Howard Bashman
"The Iowa Supreme Court Makes Timeliness a Priority": Ryan Koopmans has this post today at "On Brief: Iowa's Appellate Blog."
Posted at 03:30 PM by Howard Bashman
On the day before the first Monday in October, Justice Sonia Sotomayor is quoted on the front page of The New York Times: On the subject of New York City's superiority in restaurant food delivery, in an article headlined "In Age of Anywhere Delivery, the Food Meets You for Lunch."
Posted at 02:51 PM by Howard Bashman
"In new term, Supreme Court may steer to right on key social issues; The Supreme Court's conservative bloc has a clear chance to shift the law to the right on abortion, contraception, religion and campaign funding": David G. Savage has this article today in The Los Angeles Times.
Posted at 02:48 PM by Howard Bashman
"Under the U.S. Supreme Court: Rough times ahead for Obama." Michael Kirkland of UPI has this report.
Posted at 09:28 AM by Howard Bashman